82nd concert season 2023-2024

Sat 23rd September 2023 - Dinara Klinton (piano)

Dinara Klinton

Dinara is a prize winner of numerous international awards. Ukranian born, Dinara graduated with highest honours from Moscow Central Music School, then studied at the Royal College of Music.
She has appeared at many festivals including the Progetto Martha Argerich Festival in Lugano, Cheltenham Music Festival, Aldeburgh Proms, and has performed at the top halls around the world, such as the Royal Festival Hall, Wigmore Hall, Berlin Philharmonic, Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory and Tchaikovsky Concert Hall.
Dinara has worked with such orchestras as The Philharmonia Orchestra, Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, and St. Petersburg Philharmonic.

Venue: St Wilfrid's Church, 7:30pm.

Dinara's website

Sat 18th November 2023 - Ryan Corbett (accordion)

Ryan Corbett

Ryan Corbett is a classical accordionist described as "one of Scotland's most exciting musicians".
Ryan was awarded the Keyboard Prize, first prize and Gold Medal at the Royal Overseas League Annual Music Competition; first prize at the Bromsgrove International Musicians' competition and prizes at international accordion competitions in Italy, Germany and China.
Ryan has given solo concerts across Europe and is a BBC New Generation Artist, performing often on Radio 3.

Venue: HH Methodist Church, 7:30pm.

Ryan's website

Sat 23rd March 2024 - Dominic Degavino (piano)

Dominic Degavino

Dominic is best known to us as leader of the Mithras Trio. As a soloist he has won the RNCM Gold Medal Competition and keyboard section prizes of both the Tunbridge Wells International Young Concert Artists Competition and the 2017 Royal Overseas League Arts Competition.
Dominic has performed in many venues across the UK including solo performances at the Wigmore Hall and Southbank Centre (London), Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, Lichfield & Edinburgh festivals. His programme will include works by Beethoven, Haydn, Ravel and Fauré.

Venue: St Wilfrid's Church, 7:30pm.

Dominic's website

Sat 21st October 2023 - Baroque Alchemy

Baroque Alchemy

Piers Adams is one of the greatest recorder players of our age and founder of the acclaimed baroque group Red Priest.
With keyboard player Lyndy Mayle, the duo recreate the drama of baroque music by replacing the 'continuo sound' of the harpsichord with modern-day synthesiser technology.
You won't want to miss their bold and adventurous performance tonight, combining the best of virtuoso recorder playing with electronic keyboard sound that truly thrills!

Venue: St Wilfrid's Church, 7:30pm.

Baroque Alchemy's website

Sat 17th Feb 2024 - Trio Kurtág

Trio Kurtág

We are delighted to present Trio Kurtág, a string trio founded in 2021 by Juliette Roos (violin) with Yume Fujise (viola) and Eliza Millett (cello).

The trio have performed at many venues across the country and are passionate exponents of contemporary music and boast a repertoire that embraces the classic composers alongside more modern works.
Their concert is sponsored by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust.

Venue: HH Methodist Church, 7:30pm.

Sat 20th April 2024 - National Youth Jazz Orchestra Ambassadors


NYJO & Mark Armstrong Present: Dizzy Gillespie.
We welcome the return of NYJO, the UK's premier young professional jazz orchestra led by Artistic Director and trumpeter Mark Armstrong.
Our audiences previously thrilled to their Great America Songbook programme, followed by Legends of Jazz where they blew up a storm. Kindly sponsored by Mike and Monika Lavelle.

Venue: St Wilfrid's Church, 7:30pm.

NYJO website